AN V 152 Righteous Practice (2)

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AN V 152 Righteous Practice (2)

 

Dutiya Sammattaniyāma Sutta #

 

 

“Monks,

Possessing five qualities, 

Even if someone were to listen to the True Dhamma,

One is unable to understand the practice,

Of righteous [Development in] wholesome states.

 

What five?

 

(1) One denigrates the talk,

(2) One denigrates the speaker,

(3) One denigrates himself,

(4) One is unwise, foolish and dull,

(5) One thinks he has understood what he has not.

 

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Monks, 

Possessing five qualities,

Listening to the True Dhamma,

One is able to understand the practice

Of righteous [Development in] wholesome states.

 

What five?

 

(1) One does not denigrate the talk,

(2) One does not denigrate the speaker,

(3) One does not denigrate himself,

(4) One is wise, not foolish and sharp.

(5) One doesn’t think that he has understood what he has not.

 

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